Grimsby Town: Mariners sign midfielder Ritchie Jones

Ritchie Jones

Grimsby have signed former Manchester United and England Under-20 midfielder Ritchie Jones on non-contract terms.

Jones, now 26, was youth team captain at Old Trafford before loans spells with Royal Antwerp, Colchester, Barnsley and Yeovil Town.

He signed for Hartlepool United in 2008, making 69 appearances.

Spells with Oldham and Bradford City followed before he joined Rochdale, but he was released by the League Two club at the end of last season.